Star Wars: Visions Volume 2 confirms its release date on Disney +, animation studios involved and much more

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Disney and Lucasfilm have announced details for the second volume of the animated anthology series Star Wars: Visions, which will premiere on Disney+ on May 4also known as Star Wars Day.

Volume 2 will include nine animated shorts from nine different studios. from around the world, each offering a new perspective on the Star Wars mythos.

The studios responsible for the shorts are El Guiri (Spain), Cartoon Saloon (Ireland), Punkrobot (Chile), Aardman (United Kingdom), Studio Mir (South Korea) Studio La Cachette (France), 88 Pictures (India), Triggerfish (South Africa) and D ‘art Shtajio (Japan, in collaboration with Lucasfilm, USA).

Disney and Lucasfilm also revealed the titles and directors of each short:

  • Sith – Rodrigo Blaas (El Guiri).
  • Screecher’s Reach – Paul Young (Cartoon Saloon).
  • In the Stars – Gabriel Osorio (Puncrobot).
  • I Am Your Mother – Magdalena Osinska (Aardman).
  • Journey to the Dark Head – Hyeong Geun Park (Studio Mir).
  • The Spy Dancer – Julien Chheng (Studio La Cachette).
  • The Bandits of Golak – Ishan Shukla (88 Pictures).
  • Aau’s Song – Nadia Darries & Daniel Clarke (Triggerfish).
  • The Pit – LeAndre Thomas & Justin Ridge (D’art Shtajio/Lucasfilm).

The first volume of Star Wars: Visions consisted of nine short films created by some of the most influential Japanese anime studios, with stories detailing what became of the Jedi, a rock opera, and much more, but for its second season, the series wants to go to more.

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In a statement, James Waugh, executive producer of Volume 2 along with Jacqui Lopez and Josh Rimes, reflected on Volume 1 and how it created a framework for the franchise’s celebratory expressions which can be expanded with each new delivery.

“With Volume 2, we broaden our canvas to take audiences on a global tour of some of the most talented creators from around the world,” he said. “Each short is incredible, full of heart, scope, imagination and the values ​​that make stories distinctively ‘Star Wars,’ all while opening up bold new ways to see what a Star Wars story can be.”

Star Wars has the power to push the engine to the max this year with loads of new live-action and animated content on the way. The second season of Star Wars: The Bad Ship has already premiered, and the third season of The Mandalorian follows up before the arrival of Visions in May.